The Indiana University East Center for Leadership Development will receive a grant from the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Council to establish a new Academy for Cultivating Talent. The IU Women’s Philanthropy Council announced the award recipients on March 6.
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School of Social Work partnership with Community Care In Union County, Inc. benefits students and the communityThursday, February 16th
Indiana University East School of Social Work and Community Care In Union County, Inc. (Head Start/Early Head Start programs) in Liberty, Ind., have developed a close working partnership over the past 12 years. In the last year, IU East has been invited to expand its role as the program’s mental health consultant making this a unique collaboration between the programs.
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) at Indiana University East recently received a Sam’s Club Step Up for Small Business grant that will help students work with businesses in the Richmond Depot District and Center City Development Corporation to produce YouTube videos. The team was one of 50 recipients nationwide for the $1,500 Sam’s Club award.
Duane Lundy, assistant professor of psychology, recently had his manuscript entitled “Critiquing the Critics: Statistical Analysis of Music Critics’ Rating Distributions as a Measure of Individual Refinement” selected for publication in Empirical Studies of the Arts, expected to be published in 2012.
Indiana University East hosted its Annual High School Speech Tournament on December 10 in Whitewater Hall. Warren Central High School was the team sweepstakes champion. Over 200 students from 14 Indiana regional high schools competed in 14 events.
Indiana University East is being recognized both within Indiana and nationally for creating a new model for higher education that is productive, efficient and of high quality. IU East’s, growth – a 65-percent enrollment increase over the past four years – innovation, and community college collaboration have garnered national attention.
The fellowship is designed to give writers the time and freedom to pursue their work; the creative writing fellowships are the NEA’s most direct investment in America’s artists. Harper is the only person in Indiana to receive the fellowship in literature for this year.
Indiana University East’s growth and recent accomplishments related to efficiency, innovation, and community college collaboration are the focus of a report titled “Regional Campuses’ Contributions to the State and National Higher Education Goals: A Field Report from Indiana with a Case Study of Indiana University East.” The Indiana Chamber Foundation commissioned the study with support from the Lumina Foundation. MGT of America, Inc., a national management research and consulting firm, conducted the study.
Indiana University East School of Nursing has six members of its faculty who have earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing.
IU East hosts discussion on service-learning contributes to academic success
Several Indiana University East faculty, staff and students participated in the Indiana University Partnerships and Reciprocity Conference on service-learning initiatives. The conference was held at IUPUI November 14 and had live participants at all eight Indiana University campuses.